Category Archives: Creativity

Min Jin Lee: Finding Story Ideas That Truly Provoke Your Passions

Finding something to write about that inflames your desire to write is like striking gold. It’s rare and precious. Seek it out and mine it.

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https://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/writers-perspective/off-the-page-author-interview-series/pachinko-author-min-jin-lee-talks-finding-story-ideas-that-truly-provoke-your-passions

Keep it Simple: Keys to Realistic Dialogue (Part I)

Cris Freese shares with us (via Writer’s Digest) some rules for keeping dialogue simple and realistic. It may not meet all the rules of grammar, but it does accurately reflect the things that people actually say.

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https://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/there-are-no-rules/keep-it-simple-keys-to-realistic-dialogue-part-i

Begin from the Middle: How to Start Your Story In Medias Res

By starting a story in the midst of action, writers can hook readers with a literary technique as old as the Greek epics—in medias res. Paul Buchanan explains how.

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https://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/writing-fiction-online-editor/begin-from-the-middle-how-to-start-your-story-in-medias-res

How to Write More in the Time You Have

From Writer’s Digest: The key to achieving those New Year’s writing resolutions—or any writing goals, for that matter—is to make the most of the time you have. Student writer J.J. Hanna explains how to build productive writing habits and improve your time management.

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https://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/how-to-write-more-time-management-productive-writing-habits